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Events 2019


Seminar "Dissertation Planning (1 Day)"

Target group: female young researcher

Get focused on working at your dissertation plan and exchange ideas and experiences with the other PhD students.
Milestone Planning: What is the current status of my dissertation regarding topic, handling, experimental setting, publications etc.?, What are the next steps to set your research up for success?
Analyze your current time management skills and detect strengths and weaknesses in your planning
Time stealers and interruptions: What is hindering me in my daily routine and how can I create enough time for my dissertation project?
Creating balance between your teaching commitments (Lehre) and your PhD project.
Feedback/ meeting with your PhD supervisor: What/ when/ how often should you consider talking to your supvervisor?

TU Berlin


Seminar "Power Play (1 Day)"

Target group: female young researcher

Differences of power, influence and manipulation and their effects in team communication.
How to assert yourself as a woman and become accepted in a team/ by male co-workers.
Communicating ideas convincingly and effectively without being intimidated by others.
Express personal preferences and wishes with confidence and assert yourself in case of resistance.
The problem of saying „no“ at work and the underlying dynamcis (role/ hierarchy, level power, personal desire for harmony etc.).

TU Berlin


Workshop "Team dynamics & Team Roles (2 Days)"

Target group: female young researcher

Characteristics and duties of (project) teams and the resulting consequences for team communication in (project) teams.
Introducing team roles: reflection of my most common team roles according to self evaluation and test inventory.
Do’s & don’ts for the first 100 days in a new team.
Challenges of social group dynamics and how to overcome them: How can I step into a new team and take on my role?, How can I make sure I get heard in a team?, What can I do to support openness and trust when collaborating with.

TU Berlin


Workshop "Communication Training & Networking (2 Days)"

Target group: young researcher

Introducing communication models for the application in the working life.
Specifics in e-mail and phone communication compared to face-to-face settings and small talk
How to build a business network.
Strategies for professional networking: Making new business connections locally and at conferences, activating existing contacts during the job application process.

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg



Seminar: Status Seminar

Technische Universität Dortmund



Workshop: Time Management & Self-Motivation (1 Day)

Target group: young researcher

Improve self management skills by analyzing individual strengths and weaknesses in your planning.
Introducing different time management techniques and exercises.
Milestone planning for your dissertation.
Strategies and exercises to help you find self-motivation for your dissertation.
How to compare yourself with other PhD students in a healthy way..

Technische Universität Dortmund



Talk by Prof. Frances Arnold, Nobel Laureate, California Institute of Technology, USA

"Innovation by Evolution: Expanding the Protein Universe"

Technische Universität Dortmund [Info]



Seminar: Career Planning (1 Day)

Target group: female young researcher

Compare current career plans with future needs/ goals/ possibilities.
Define milestones of short-, medium- and long-term career goals.
How to deal with changes in my career planning due to changes in my environment (scheme of life contra career plan).
Importance of a sustainable professional network as a power lever for specific career goals.

Technische Universität Berlin



Seminar: Supervising and judging BA/ MA students or research assistants (1 Day)

Target group: female young researcher

Discuss your personal understanding of the supervisor role: How much support and guidance do you need – should – want to do?
Reflect your personal standards as a supervisor and how to best communicate with your BA/ MA students or research assistants.
Discuss with other PhD students what a fair approach to judging bachelor/ master’s theses look like? (develop evaluation criteria)

Technische Universität Berlin



Process Intensification Colloquium

Technische Universität Dortmund [Info]



Talk by Prof. Ignacio Grossmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA

"Process Systems Engineering: Evolution, Accomplishments and Future Research Trends"

Technische Universität Dortmund [Info]



Lecture 2 by Prof. Ignacio Grossmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA

"Global Optimization of Nonconvex Nonlinear Generalized Disjunctive Programs"

Technische Universität Dortmund [Info]

Talk by Prof. Marc-Olivier Coppens, University College London

"Nature-inspired Chemical Engineering, a Transformative Methodology for Innovation"

Technische Universität Dortmund [Info]


Lecture 1 by Prof. Ignacio Grossmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA

"Recent Advances in Computational Models for the Discrete and Continuous Optimization Models of Industrial Process Systems"

Technische Universität Dortmund [Info]

Course by Prof. Ignacio Grossmann, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA

"Recent Theoretical and Computational Advances in the Optimization of Process Systems under Uncertainty"

Technische Universität Dortmund [Info]

PhD Seminar Magdeburg
Scientifc Exchange
Max Plank Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems


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